Cold weather can be hazardous for anyone, but particularly for older adults, because falling temperatures can cause hypothermia and frostbite, particularly if there are multiple days in a row in which the temperature drops below freezing. This makes it crucial for older adults to protect themselves from adverse weather and
Tag: cardiovascular disorders
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a known risk factor for coronary artery disease, hypertension, arrhythmias, and stroke, even in people with no other risk factors for these diseases. More than half of patients undergoing stenting have OSA, and its presence increases the risk of a heart attack or other major
Six thousand years ago, the Egyptians recognized the healing power of grapes although they didn’t fully understand why the fruit is so beneficial. Today, we now know how grape seed extract benefits work to naturally lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Grape seed extract contains a high percentage of compounds
To function at its best, your brain needs just the right balance of minerals. These inorganic substances—iron, magnesium, zinc, and more—are important constituents of all bodily flu-ids and tissues, including your nerve cells, and are essential to a number of biological and physiological processes.
Both deficiencies in these minerals and
Research suggests that restful, restorative sleep is a prerequisite for the health and proper functioning of the brain, and that chronic sleep insufficiency can be highly damaging in a variety of ways. For example, a study published Dec. 20, 2015 in Nature Neuroscience suggests that poor sleep may be linked
Although grapes have been used medicinally for thousands of years, recent studies reveal 2 new exciting health benefits of grape seed extract: they naturally lower blood pressure and reduce the dangerous kind of cholesterol.
To get a hold of your favorite spice, you need only drive to your local grocery store. However, only a few centuries ago, spices were not so easy to come by. In fact, spices in many cases were considered a treasure…